BREAKING: Gunmen “Attack, Kidnap” Senator Melaye

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Gunmen “Attack, Kidnap” Senator Melaye

Reports have emerged that the Senator representing Kogi West district in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has been attacked and abducted by armed men in Gwagwalada area of Abuja.

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This disclosure was made by Senator Ben Bruce (Bayelsa East) on his verified Twitter page.

“I have just been informed by Moses Melaye, @dino_melaye’s brother, that Dino has been abducted by unknown persons in a Toyota Sienna that blocked their car and overpowered them on their way to Kogi to answer to Dino’s court case. Lets be on the watch out. Will keep you updated,” Bruce tweeted. 

Raypower-100.5 FM Abuja, also reported that the Senator was on his way to Lokoja for a court sitting in a case of alleged arms running brought against him by the Police when the incident occurred on Thursday morning.

It said that the unknown men were in a government Hilux van and a Sienna bus.

Melaye was arraigned yesterday before an FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja on a six-count charge bordering on attempted suicide.

Melaye was also charged with the offences of attempt to escape from lawful custody and damage of police property.



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